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Kathleen Sears

October 6, 1927 ~ November 5, 2018 (age 91)

NORTON  - Kathleen Sears, age 91, passed away on November 5, 2018.

Born on October 6, 1927 in Beech, WV to Charles L. and Almeda (Jarvis) Houchin, she was a resident of Norton since 1957, previously of West Virginia.  Kathleen enjoyed spending time with her family, gardening, canning, and quilting.

She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Leslie in 2006; grandson, Brian Sears; four brothers and 3 sisters. Kathleen is survived by her children, Donna (Greg) Stine, David (Irene) Sears, Sherry (Rick) Bechter, Lowell Sears, Darlene (Dave) Lawson; grandchildren, Eric (Diana) Bechter, Jason Bechter (Becca and son, Jeffrey), Michael Sears, Matthew Sears, Dana Lawson, Gregory Lawson, Kyle Sears, Amy Preusser (Pete Sasson); great grandchildren, Trystian, Skyler and Aden Lawson, Natalie Bechter, Garrett and Jackson Preusser, Ava Sasson; sister, Jean Boggs.

Funeral service will be held on Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. at Zak-Thacker & Monbarren Funeral Home, 132 N. Portage St., Doylestown 44230 with Pastor Josh Eatmon officiating.  Burial to take place at Chestnut Hill Cemetery.  Calling hours will be held from 9:30 a.m. until time of service.  Online obituary and guest registry are available at

(Zak-Thacker & Monbarren, 330-658-2211)


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